Cajun Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients 4, 3oz chicken breast, raw 1 cup, yellow onion, chopped 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 medium green bell peppers, chopped ½ tsp black pepper 1 tsp AND 2 tsp Cajun seasoning, divided 3/4 cup 2% shredded cheddar cheese Cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 350º. Spray large skillet with cooking spray and […]

Creole Style Green Beans

Ingredients 1 package 16 ounces frozen cut green beans (use fresh if you have them) 5 pieces of bacon cooked, diced (optional) 1 medium onion chopped 1 clove garlic minced 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 can 14-1/2 ounces diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained Directions Cook beans according […]

New Orleans Gumbo

Ingredients 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes, un-drained (low-sodium and fire roasted) 1 small can of tomato paste ½ Cup of Low-Fat / Low-Sodium Vegetable Broth 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat and diced 1, 13-14oz turkey kielbasa sausage link, diced (or 1 large turkey andouille sausage link), diced 1 bag frozen […]

Cranberry Relish

Ingredients: 1 cup bulk sugar substitute (recommend Splenda) 1 cup water 12 ounces cranberries, fresh or frozen 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest Directions: Combine the sugar substitute and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil on the stove. Add cranberries and orange zest, and bring back to a boil. Reduce the heat […]

Spiced Pumpkin Custard

Ingredients: Canola oil cooking spray ¾ cup Splenda® ½ tsp table salt 1 tsp cinnamon, ground ¼ tsp cloves, ground ½ tsp ginger, ground 3 large eggs 1-15 oz can 100% pure pumpkin (not pie filling) 1-12 oz can evaporated low fat milk (not sweetened condensed milk) Directions: Preheat oven to 325oF. Lightly spray 8-1/2 […]

Crockpot Turkey Breast

Ingredients: 1 (5-6 pound) bone-in turkey breast, completely thawed 5 stalks celery, cut into thirds 12 baby carrots 2 yellow onions, cut into large chunks 1 cup low sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons of butter, melted Seasonings: ½ tbsp. minced garlic 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp black pepper 1 tsp Italian seasoning ¼ tsp […]

Bread-Free Stuffing Balls

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1, 8oz package cremini mushrooms, sliced 3 large garlic cloves, minced 2 cups stemmed kale leaves 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats 1 (14-ounce) can lentils, drained and rinsed ¾ cup walnut halves, toasted (if desired) 1 tsp dried thyme (or 2 teaspoons fresh, minced) 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/4 […]

Holiday Kale Salad

Ingredients: For pecan parmesan: 1/3 cup pecans 1 teaspoons olive oil ½ Tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes 1/8 teaspoon salt For dressing: 3 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon maple syrup ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon unsweetened applesauce ½ teaspoon […]

Margaret’s Favorite Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons butter 1 cup chopped onion (1 medium onion) 4 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups thinly sliced Brussels sprouts (about 1.5 lbs) ½ cup low sodium vegetable broth 1.5 Tablespoon of sugar OR 1 Tablespoon sweetener of your choice ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon salt (optional) ¼ teaspoon […]

Mashed Butternut Squash with Caramelized Onions

Ingredients: 3 pounds butternut squash, halved and seeded 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 medium yellow onions, diced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray. Place squash cut-side down on the prepared pan. […]